Apple TV is small device that attaches to a TV using HDMI and streams content from iTunes, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and sports leagues, as well as content on computers using iTunes Home Share over a wireless or wired connection. It's controlled either via an infra red remote control device, or ...

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How can I make my Apple TV 4th generation show up as a device in iTunes on my Mac?

I've an Apple TV 4th generation. My iPad's and iPod show up in iTunes on my Mac. The Apple TV won't. How can I make the Apple TV show up in iTunes on my Mac? That way it's easier to push apps and ...
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Apple tv stopped working

I've recently bought apple tv for the bedroom and thought it was great.. at first. I only really use it for netflix, but now my remote doesn't seem to be working. I thought maybe that the battery ...
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My Apple TV wont connect with my Macbook however it will connect with my sisters laptop, and to my iPhone

My sister and I both use a Macbook Air and I have successfully connected her laptop to the Apple TV. When I do the exact same steps on my laptop a notification pops up telling me that I cannot connect ...
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Apple TV (4th generation) Airplay lag because of VTEncoderXPCService

The moment I turn on Airplay and mirror my macbook to TV, VTEncoderXPCService pops up and takes more than 100% CPU. This causes the significant lag. My Internet speed is good and my operation system ...
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Apple tv (3rd Gen): display album covers immediately

I've recently started using an Apple TV 3rd gen. It's mainly a way to broadcast Spotify and Netflix from my phone. One thing that is starting to bug me a bit is the fact that, when I start playing a ...
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What happens to my actively running games if I let my Apple TV go to sleep?

If I make my Apple TV go to sleep while my game is actively running or suspended in the background, will it still be in a suspended/paused state when I wake the device, or will the game restart?
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Why I cannot restore Apple TV from tvOS 10 preview?

It just shows error "The Apple TV software update center could not be contacted. The requested resource was not found." Is there anything I can do to fix it?
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Apple Tv (3rd Gen) App Development What do i need?

i have started considering developing an apple Tv app for my personal use so i got some questions and even tough i googled them im still not sure if i understood correctly. The new TVSJ Framework or ...
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What to do with an Apple TV 1, in 2016?

I have a first generation Apple TV (with the 40 Gb hard drive) lying unused, in a storage box at home. I'm unsure if there's anything useful I can do with it, so was considering getting rid of it. I ...
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Apple TV - Remember Airplay speaker choice

We have our Apple TV 4 connected to a projector and we're using an Airplay speaker. Upon wake-up the Apple TV defaults to the physical audio output; we have to switch it to the Airplay speaker each ...
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Apple TV With Macbook Air Peer to Peer Connection

I need to present Power-Points with a projector and my Macbook Air 1.4. If I got an Apple TV would I be able to present my slides using the peer to peer mode on the Apple TV? I will not be able to ...
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Mirror iPad camera to two projectors (simultaneously)

I'm trying to use an Apple TV to show the camera on an iPad on 2 projectors. The projectors will be about 50 feet apart. Is there a way to have the iPad show up on the 2 projectors?
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Why Can't I “Complete My Season”?

I have a 3rd Generation AppleTV. I mostly use it for purchasing and streaming TV shows, sort of like Netflix, etc. Usually, if you buy an episode or two, rather than an entire season, you will be ...
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How to Prevent my Apple TV from Going to Sleep?

TL;DR: How do I prevent my Apple TV (4th gen) from sleeping? In Settings > General > Sleep After, I have it set to Never, yet my Apple TV routinely enters sleep mode. Specifically, after a few ...
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Why does my Apple TV 4 often turn my receiver off on startup?

I have an Apple TV connected via HDMI to a Pioneer VSX-S510 which in turn is connected to my Sony Bravia KDL-32W4000 TV. I have everything set to power on automatically, and I can control the ...
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How can I remotely view my Apple TV from my computer?

I would like to be able to view my Apple TV from my computer remotely (similar to Smart View app by Samsung, but in reverse) so I can use an automation tool. What tools are available that allow me to ...
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Do Apple Lossless tracks remain lossless when sent via Airplay to a 4th gen Apple TV?

This question, from 2012, asks whether there is loss in the signal quality of an Apple-Lossless-encoded file when transmitted from a Macbook to an Airport Express. I am wondering whether things are ...
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Why does Apple TV always show National Geographic screen saver?

My 3rd generation Apple TV has a small but annoying problem where it defaults to the National Geographic screen saver, regardless of what is set on the Screen Saver page. I've chosen > Photos > ...
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Xcode 7 develop for iOS without developer account issue with provisioning profile

I am trying to install an app on my Apple TV using Xcode 7, however everytime when I sign into my apple id the create button for iOS Developer is not visible. I can not create a provisioning profile.
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Create 2 independent audio outputs to apple TV and headphones

So I have this setup: MacbookPro, external DELL monitor and Samsung TV that is connected to Apple TV. I study at home at the moment and use the laptop extensively. Sometimes I play movies to my ...
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What steps do I need to take to replace my Apple TV 4 remote?

We broke our Apple TV 4 remote, and bought a replacement. However, the new one does not appear to control the Apple TV. Do I need to take any steps to get the new remote to control my existing Apple ...
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Download songs without password prompt

When using Apple TV, it asks me every time I want to download a song for my password. It happens each time I download from Apple TV (not my iPhone). Is there a way to make it download the song ...
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record AppleTV output with USB Type-C cable and Quicktime. Are there no restrictions? DRM?

I followed the instructions here and was able to record the AppleTV output. Awesome feature. I tested Youtube, Periscope, a few games and some German Government TV channels. I don't own pay apps (...
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How to disable “turn off display after” when using Apple TV?

I have my Energy Saver->Battery->'Turn display off after:" set to 2 minutes. This setting is exactly how I want power settings to behave when I'm using the computer on my lap. However, when I hook up ...
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Upload a custom screensaver to apple tv 4th gen

We've got an apple tv in an office setting, when people first come into the room we'd like to have our logo displayed on the apple tv. Ive created a png image with the logo and a black background. ...
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Cannot airstream itunes videos from iphone 4s to apple tv anymore

I used to be able to play itunes videos from my iphone onto my apple tv. Now I can fully set up airplay (even mirror, if I want), I can play youtube and netflix content, and even itunes music videos, ...
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AirPrint printer sharing using Apple TV

I have a WiFi printer that does not support AirPrint. Currently, I use a linux system with CUPS to share that printer to my iOS devices. I'm thinking about replacing this linux box with an Apple TV ...
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Thinking of getting rid of my laptop

Thinking of getting rid of my laptop and using my iPhone / iPad / Apple TV 4 to access files on the PC now by getting a 2TB Time Capsule. Will I be able to edit photos, view and edit spreadsheets, ...
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Why can you not set a Siri button for an external remote on Apple TV?

On the latest generation Apple TVs, you can add external buttons and set which button does what. The Siri button never appears. Why does it not appear?
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Technology behind Home Sharing

I would like to know how exactly does Apple Home Sharing work. Not the steps to use it but the technology behind it in as much detail as possible. I am mainly interested in learning about the ...
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OK to power off Apple TV (4th gen) at the mains when not in use?

I've just given an Apple TV (4th gen) to a relative, who is in the habit of powering off the whole TV system (TV, DVD player, stereo etc) when it isn't in use. Is it OK to: remove power from the ...
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Is it possible to mirror 2.5K or 5K iMac display to 1080p TV through Apple TV without swithcing iMac's resolution?

I have a 27" iMac with 2.5K built-in display resolution. Also i may replace it with a 5K/retina one. The problem is mirroring it's display without changing my mac's resolution other than it's native ...
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HDMI Input onto a MacBook Air

I have a Canon DSLR camera and I am trying to get the output from the camera onto a MacBook Air so I can then AirPlay the MacBook to a different Room. The other room is on the other side of a school ...
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French Apple TV apps from the US?

Can the 4th gen Apple TV access apps/videos in different languages? Using the 3rd version of Apple TV I'm not aware of how you can access for instance Disney Jr Francais. Can the fourth generation ...
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Airplay performance - retina Macbook Pro 15",Apple TV, Samsung TV

When I stream Prairie Home companion live, I get excellent frame rate and resolution on my Retina Mackbook Pro (late 2013). The Airplay performance to my 3rd generation Apple TV is always much poorer ...
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AirPlay without Apple TV?

Why are there AirPlay speakers or audio, but not for Video. I.e I have yet to see a single TV set support AirPlay mirroring, while many support Andriod ChromeCast type. Is it possible to have Video ...
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Why does Apple TV not stop my Mac from sleeping?

When using Home Sharing on Apple TV 3rd gen, the Mac will fall asleep even though it is needed to stream content. So in the middle of a movie the connection will be lost because the Mac goes to sleep. ...
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Back to My Mac Wake over internet

I am having trouble with Back to My Mac. I am trying to wake it over the internet and control it remotely. I don't know if it is my router that is the issue, something on the Mac, or the my Apple TV. ...
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Display photos from iPad on TV without Internet connection

Is it possible to show photos from an iPad Air on a TV without an internet connection, Wi-Fi router or 3G data plan subscription (i.e. the iPad is completely offline)?
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Wake On Lan Sleeping Mac Issues

I am having trouble with Wake On Lan for my Mac. I am trying to wake it over the internet from my phone so I can log in to TeamViewer and control it remotely. I don't know if it is my router that is ...
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what is the “get” button on the apple tv 4?

According to Using Netflix on your Apple TV, "in the App Store, search for Netflix to find our app, then choose Get to start installation." Where is the "Get" button? There is no option on the App ...
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How to stream live Apple Event on Apple TV (4th gen)?

Apple provides this web page announces live streaming for tomorrow’s Apple Event on 2016-03-21. Join us here on March 21 at 10 a.m. PDT to watch the keynote live. Requirements: Live ...
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Selection season and watched on AppleTV 4

Two things I'm trying to figure out how to do on Apple TV 4: When I have a TV show with lots of seasons, instead of scrolling sideways through all the seasons and episodes to get to the latest, how ...
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What can I use Apple TV for in an Android household

I recently got an Apple TV (the new siri version) at a stupidly cheap price (Supermarket mislabeled it as the last version) it seemed rude not to buy it! But now I'm not sure what to do with it. ...
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Watch WWDC videos on Apple TV (4th gen)

On the 4th generation of Apple TV, is there a way to watch the presentations delivered at the annual Apple World Wide Developer Conference? The videos can be viewed on a Mac and on iOS devices. But ...
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How to turn off Apple TV?

I have a Apple TV 3rd generation and I know that I can navigate to Settings etc to turn it off. While this works, it's kind of cumbersome. Are there easier ways to turn an Apple TV off?
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Can a development Apple TV be upgraded to the current tvOS?

I got a development Apple TV from last fall (the second version) and was curious if it can be upgraded to current tvOS (9.2?). I plugged it in and didn't see the App Store on it.
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Does AirPlay require an always-on Internet connection when streaming video or simply LAN networking?

I'm considering ditching my home broadband but I will need some way to keep watching internet tv and movies via my iPhone. I've currently got a Chromecast which I know uses the DIAL protocol to ...
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How to turn off iCloud Music Library on Apple TV

I used iCloud Music Library on the Apple TV for a while, but recently cancelled the Apple Music subscription. Still for some reason all the iCloud Music Library contents still show up in "My music" in ...
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Share screen on Mac/iPhone without having Apple TV

I am gonna to have a telephone with my customer to present our first milestone of one app we are building for customer (I am a PO). I have to call him by telephone and I want to share my iphone screen ...